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This power failure news is from Kenya

Kenya got hit by a third countrywide power outage

Kenya on Jan 11. suffered its third countrywide power outage in four years, with the entire country plunged into a blackout for almost four hours after a transmission line broke.
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This power failure news is from Sri Lanka

Major power outage

Sri Lanka suffered a power outage across large parts of the island on Friday, local media reported, as state power workers scrambled to get a key transmission line operational.
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This power failure news is from South Africa

Massive power cut around the country

South Africa’s crisis-hit power supplier has extended daily electricity blackouts from over two hours to more than seven in most parts of the country. masive
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Zambia power outage

South Africa’s crisis-hit power supplier has extended daily electricity blackouts from over two hours to more than seven in most parts of the country. masive
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This power failure news is from Zambia

Power outage in some areas on heavy rains

Zesco Public relations manager Hazel Zulu said the faults were caused by fallen tree branches and poles on main lines. Limited has attributed the power outages in some parts of the country to faults at its main substations resulting from heavy rains.
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This power failure news is from Ireland

Dublin Hit With Power Outage

Thousands of homes in Dublin were left without power on Monday, as the nation’s utility worked to repair a fault on its network.
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This power failure news is from Afganistan

Major power outage in Kabul

An explosion resulted in a major power outage in Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday. Though the cause of the blast was not known, it came as another blow to Taliban's efforts to stabilise situation in the country two months after they seized control.

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This power failure news is from Puerto Rico

Thousands outraged puerto ricans protest power outages

More than 4,000 people outraged over ongoing power outages in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico marched Friday to decry how the lack of electricity has affected their health, work, and children’s schooling
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This power failure news is from Afganistan

Power bills remain unpaid

Afghanistan could go dark as power bills remain unpaid. Neighbouring nations supply about 78 percent of Afghanistan’s power, they have not been paid since the Taliban took over.
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This power failure news is from India

More than 10 hours of power outage

As the electricity generation was hit due to coal shortage in the country, its effect has started showing in Bihar with many districts facing more than 10 hours of power outage for the last few days.
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This power failure news is from Lebanon

In darkness after country runs out of electricity

Lebanon has been plunged into darkness after a power outage that is expected to last for several days.
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This power failure news is from India

Power cuts in Ludhiana leave students in lurch

Recent unscheduled power cuts in the district are leading to an array of problems for the residents. One such electricity outage on Monday left students of government schools, which don’t have any power backup, with no option but to study in the scorching heat.
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This power failure news is from China

Power cuts hit homes in north-east China

Residents in north-east China are experiencing unannounced power cuts, as an electricity shortage which initially hit factories spreads to homes.
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This power failure news is from South Africa

Daily outages threaten businesses and the health of residents.

A resident's association in the farming town of Bethal in Mpumalanga has dragged the local Govan Mbeki Municipality (GMM) and Eskom to court, claiming that power cuts of up to 20 hours a day are threatening the livelihoods and health of residents.
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This power failure news is from India

Bengaluru to face power cuts

Will be power outages across Bengaluru on Tuesday, September 14 from 10.30 am to 3 pm. The power interruptions were announced by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited.
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This power failure news is from Germany

Power failure in Dresden

In Dresden, the power went out on Monday in numerous parts of the city. The cause is currently being researched. A spokeswoman for the city administration also told heise online that most of the electricity was flowing again and that the administration itself was quickly supplied with emergency power.
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This power failure news is from Malaysia

Power failure in Telipok

Power failure causes dry taps in Telipok. Consumers in Taman, Putera, Perdana were without water for three days.
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This power failure news is from India

Widespread rains caused massive waterlogging and leading to power cu

Heavy rainfall leads to power failure and water logging in several Kanpur areas.

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This power failure news is from India

Bengaluru power cuts

No power supply in some parts of Bengaluru due to the planned works of Bescom in sub-divisions of Jayanagar Division, South Bengaluru. This power failure affected for almost 8 hours.
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This power failure news is from Iran

Water and power crisis

Iran is suffering the effects of a drought described as the worst in 50 years. The root cause of the water and power failures, according to protesters, is long-standing government inefficiency and corruption rather than the drought. Power outages have exacerbated the crisis, since many people use electricity-powered pumps to get water inside their homes.
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This power failure news is from Zambia

Zambia hit by major power cut

Zambia was hit by an almost countrywide electricity cut. Much of the country, including the capital Lusaka and the Copperbelt region, which is home to the majority of Zambia’s copper mines, was without power for hours.
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This power failure news is from India

Bengaluru power cuts

Power cuts in Bengaluru due to scheduled maintenance work at Bannerghatta Road. Power supply will also be affected due to work in Dommasandra in the next two days.
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This power failure news is from Belgium

Batch of vaccines lost due to power outage

Some batches of coronavirus vaccines have to be destroyed after a power failure in the vaccination centre in Ghent. The centre’s emergency generator, that was supposed to provide electricity in case of such a power failure, did not work.
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This power failure news is from India

Planned power cuts

Power failures in Bengaluru from July 26 to 31. Power will be suspended from 10 am to 5 pm on all five days. the power cut is for replacing 15 old 11KV Areva switchgear with new MEI switchgear of Bank-1 and Bank-2, at 66/11kv Austin Town Sub-Station.
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This power failure news is from India

Power cuts and water cuts

Overnight rains pounded Mumbai and nearby areas, with the city witnessing severe water logging, disruption of local train services and vehicular traffic along with power cuts and water cuts.